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From Jathy <xuehai....@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: How to config log4cxx to delete the log files periodically
Date Fri, 26 Sep 2008 09:43:09 GMT

Hi, Could you give more information or an example on this? Thanks.

Dale King-2 wrote:
> That is already possible. You would need to use the RollingFileAppender
> that is in the rolling namespace. It is a more flexible class and is the
> superclass that the others are derived from. With it you specify a rolling
> policy and a triggering policy (the time based one is both). You could
> easily subclass the time based triggering policy to do whatever you want.
> Note that this only works with an XML configuration file. The more general
> rolling.RollingFileAppender cannot be configured using a properties file.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Conway Allen <Allen.Conway@atosorigin.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 9:19 AM
> To: Log4CXX User <log4cxx-user@logging.apache.org>
> Subject: RE: How to config log4cxx to delete the log files periodically
> I suppose that if it were possible to define a callback that would be
> invoked when a roll-over takes place it would be possible to do the kind
> of housekeeping he wants without needing to use the crontab…
> regards, Allen.
> From: Dale King [mailto:dalewking@gmail.com] 
>  Sent: Saturday, September 13, 2008 4:20 PM
>  To: Log4CXX User
>  Subject: Re: How to config log4cxx to delete the log files periodically
> Log4Cxx does not have this capability. It only lets you specify a max
> number of files when using the size based rolling policy. This is not an
> arbitrary decision. There is no good way to accomplish what you want. How
> is log4cxx supposed to know what files it can delete? Log4cxx maintains no
> history of what files it has created in the past.
>  I suggest you create a daily job that deletes log files that are more
> than 31 days old based on creation date.
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 2:45 AM, Jathy <xuehai.fan@yahoo.com> wrote:
>  Anybody has any idea about the below question? Waiting online...
>  Jathy wrote:
>  >
>  > Hi All,
>  >
>  > In my project, I need produce one log file per day and delete the log
>  > files periodically so that at most 31 files are stored. I used
>  > DailyRollingFileAppender, it helped me to reach my first goal easily.
> But
>  > how to config it to delete the log files automatically? Thanks.
>  >
>  > Regard,
>  > Jathy
>  >
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